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Planted about a thousand new acorns across this patch of recovering forest on Lonscale Fell with the Woodland Trust. Here's hoping a few of them make it!

Ludicrously amazing developments in the land of @[email protected] when it comes to optimisation. Hat tip to @[email protected] and the team. This is a big web sustainability win too. elm-lang.org/blog/small-assets

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i spent like 10 minutes trying to set up my own email server and said fuck it and signed up for runbox. fuck you gmail. my email runs on hydroelectric power now

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Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news

Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news

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Variable fonts are one of the coolest innovations in web typography, and they're now supported in all major browsers! They offer designers huge amounts of flexibility without bogging down pages with megabytes of font files.

Mozilla posted a brief intro to variable fonts at hacks.mozilla.org/2018/09/vari and you can see some in action at v-fonts.com/

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One more auth system that will give you nightmares...

This JavaScript code powers a 1,500 user intranet application.

The longer you look at it the more insane it gets.

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Trillion-dollar company in a world with exponentially-increasing inequality and starving kids: why don’t we call it XS? Yeah, XS sounds good to me… don’t see any problem with that.

Just a reminder that sometimes the Internet can be beautiful...

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I want Apple to create products that we can upgrade and reuse, rather than stuff that only Apple can upgrade and reuse.

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In case you're wondering: the #EU just voted to impose filters on all the text, audio, photos, videos, etc you might post. If you think this will help photographers or other creators, you don't understand filters.

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Meanwhile, the EU has voted to kill the Internet as we know it and possibly aid in creating an even bigger surveillance machine in the process.

Civil disobedience is the way forward on this one. We redouble our efforts to create decentralised alternatives and if they’re deemed illegal by this myopic legislation, so be it. Fuck ’em. We go to jail if we need to.

If you had any illusions that the battle for personhood and human rights would be easier in our age, think again.

#article13

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We suffered a crushing setback today, but it doesn't change the mission. If this vote had gone the other way, we'd still be fighting today. And tomorrow. And the day after.

Join us in the fight to protect the free and open Internet. (6/6) eff.org

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As we've seen with #NetNeutrality in the USA, the movement to protect the free and open Internet has widespread popular support and can turn into a potential third rail for politicians. (5/6) nytimes.com/2018/05/16/technol

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Article 12a: No posting your own photos or videos of sports matches. You are the audience, your job is to sit where you're told, passively watch the game, and go home. (4/6)

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#Article11: Linking to the news using more than one word from the article is prohibited unless you're using a service that bought a license from the news site you want to link to. (3/6) eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/not-

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